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Man jailed for sixteen weeks for racially abusing Raheem Sterling

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The 29-year-old will pay a 100 pound ($134) fine. Karl Anderson, 29, was sentenced at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to racially aggravated common assault. The court heard Sterling's left hamstring was sore after the attack but he did not suffer serious injuries. In a statement after Mr Anderson's arrest , Greater Manchester Police said they were treating the incident as a "hate crime". Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne close to agreeing new contract with Manchester City

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Although there is a long way to go, City could yet win an unprecedented quadruple of Premier League , FA Cup, League Cup and Champions League . City also topped their Champions League group with 15 points. Between 1998 and 2003, Arsenal and United were locked in a titanic battle for supremacy, with two of the best teams of the past 25 years pushing each other on. Read More »

Kiwis beat Windies by Five wicket in the First ODI

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The loss leaves the West Indies yet to register a win on their New Zealand tour after a 2-0 whitewash in the Test series. New Zealand paceman Doug Bracewell was named man of the match after taking four for 55 with the ball, while spinner Todd Astle took three for 33 on debut. Read More »

Bill Belichick has reportedly had enough of Tom Brady's weird trainer

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As Tom Brady and Bill Belichick battle toward a sixth Super Bowl championship, a rift may be growing between the future Hall-of-Fame quarterback and head coach. Several staffers complained to Belichick about how Guerrero's alternative treatments clashed with their own methods. Though Brady , Belichick and the Patriots have yet to directly address Guerrero's absence, it's believed that his revoked access was sparked by increasing friction between Guerrero and the Patriots' ... Read More »

Micah Parsons would make Penn State's excellent recruiting class even better

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Parsons had initially swerved the live audience with his video by turning down the Penn State shirt when offered. Parsons is widely expected to sign with Penn State, where he was once committed. That was an NCAA violation, and OSU self-reported it and agreed to stop recruiting Parsons. As first reported by Colin Hass-Hill of The Lantern , Parsons went onto the set of ESPN College GameDay on September 9 and took photos with Kirk Herbstreit. Read More »

Kevin de Bruyne close to signing lucrative new Manchester City contract

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It was what came after the ball hit the net that got people talking though as De Bruyne darted towards a television camera with a message to get across. 'The team is going in the right direction and that's also important. "I made the right decision coming to City and my family feels the same so everything is good", he added. Read More »

Warriors confirm whether he will play vs Cavs on Christmas Day

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Christmas Day doubles as the showcase of the National Basketball Association regular season but, in 2017, it appears as if one of the league's most prominent players will not be involved. Even with that news, most hopeful that the superstar point guard would be back in time for the Christmas day matchup against Cleveland. Golden State returns to Oracle Arena on Wednesday night to host the Memphis Grizzlies before taking on the Lakers on Friday and the Nuggets on Saturday. Read More »

Jarryd Hayne accused of rape in U.S. civil case

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Efforts to reach representatives for Hayne were not successful, and the 49ers did not immediately comment. The filing also says legal proceedings are being treated as a civil matter because Ms V's initial criminal claim, filed in May 2016, was eventually dismissed by the District Attorney's Office that October due to a lack of evidence. Read More »

Thomas Davis Suspended 2 Games for Hit on Davante Adams, Will Appeal

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On Monday, Davante Adams went off on Twitter and blasted Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis for the blindside hit that put him in concussion protocol. Davis is eligible to return to the Panthers' active roster on December 26. Earlier this month, Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was suspended one game for a similar helmet-to-helmet block against Vontaze Burfict. Read More »

Reshad Jones Named To Pro Bowl

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He has registered sacks in each of the last three games and became the fourth defensive tackle in franchise history to be named to the Pro Bowl (Gary Walker, 1999; Marcus Stroud, 2003-2005; John Henderson, 2004 and 2006). 10 ranked passing offense. Geno Atkins: six Pro Bowls . Here are the selections for the 2018 Pro Bowl , which will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, on January 28, 2018. Read More »

Packers expected to bring back QB Joe Callahan

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers called it an "unnecessary hit". "Going against him and getting able to get as many turnovers and we did puts a stamp on this defense", Bradberry said of the Panthers, who have forced seven turnovers and had nine sacks in the past two weeks. Read More »

Panthers still NFC's No. 5 seed, magic number down to 1

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Buffalo's main competition for a wild-card berth comes from the Baltimore Ravens, who share the same 8-6 record. The Atlanta Falcons have won three of their last four road games. Win both and the Falcons win the NFC South. The NFC South occupies the entire bottom half of the NFC bracket. The Cowboys end against an Eagles team that should be already locked into the NFC's number one seed . Read More »

Blazers G Lillard reportedly target of anti-gay slurs from Timberwolves fans

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According to ESPN , a woman pointed out one of the two antagonizers, who Lillard said then apologized to him. The teams were tied at 24-24 going into the second quarter. Blazers: Lillard notched his fifth double-double of the season, his second in a row. He has found some form of late though, scoring 28 or more points in three of his last four games. Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger: Ozil wants to stay

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he believes Mesut Ozil is in the best form of his Arsenal career at the moment after he struck the victor against Newcastle on the weekend, speaking to the Mirror . But at the moment, it's very hard. Some claimed Ozil was keen on linking up with Jose Mourinho again at Manchester United , but there are hints that the Germany worldwide is actually set to stay at the Emirates. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Claps Back at Critics of Her 'White Rapper' Comment

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Alas, Minaj updated the caption in the end with the following, "Update blocking all u sensitive d*ck riders". Recently, rap's reigning queen Nicki Minaj made a decision to weigh in on the impact of White artists on the game and she caused a major uproar online as she claimed that now is the best time in history to be a White rapper. Read More »

Alabama practice report: Top assistant not seen as CFP prep begins

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Alabama has suffered mightily from injuries all season: Linebackers Christian Miller and Terrell Lewis missed the vast majority of the regular season after getting injured in the Tide's season-opening game against Florida State, while Wilson and Rashaan Evans missed a combined six games from injuries. Read More »

New York Islanders Arena Proposal Accepted for Belmont Park

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The Islanders' bid includes an 18,000-seat, arena that would host 150 events annually as well as a space for stores, a hotel, and an "innovation center" that would be developed with resident input. It's a day that hockey fans in NY have been waiting a long time for , partially because it has major implications for the team's chances of re-signing superstar center John Tavares . Read More »

Yaya Toure Captain - Manchester City Team vs Leicester City Confirmed

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Manchester City take on Leicester City in the EFL Cup at the King Power Stadium hoping to keep their incredible run alive. The Frenchman guided Southampton to Wembley last season, their first major final since 2003, but Leicester will have to condemn Guardiola to his first domestic defeat if they are to reach the semi-finals. Read More »

Lane Kiffin agrees to 10-year contract with FAU

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Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin has repeatedly said he loves living in Boca Raton . Kiffin's first contract with Florida Atlantic was for five years and paid him $950,000 annually. "We are grateful that the president and university are this excited about what we are doing here at FAU and into the future, although our focus remains completely on the team and this historic season finale tonight on ESPN", Kiffin said to ESPN. Read More »

Lanzini banned for diving

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West Ham captain Mark Noble converted from the spot to give the visitors a 1-0 lead. The Argentine seemed to anticipate contact that never came from Potters stopper Erik Pieters , with Lanzini in the end throwing himself to ground theatrically completely of his own accord. Read More »

Cole Hamels, Wife Donate $9.4M Mansion To Charity

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The couple began building the home in 2012, but after Hamels was traded to the Rangers in 2015, they chose to live in Texas and put the house up for sale without ever living in it. Rather than sell it, the couple ultimately decided they were better off donating the property. In a news release, the Rangers pitcher said Camp Barnabas "pulled on the heartstrings" of him and his wife. Read More »

Ronaldo The Legend, History's Best: Ramos

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When asked if he planned to retire at Real , Ronaldo said: "I would like to, but things don't depend on me". He said: 'Karim is a very good friend and for me, he's a great striker with innate quality and talent, a scorer and a smuggler. Cristiano Ronaldo who is regarded as one of the best striker in the current World as well as one of the best player of all time in football history. Read More »